Grandparents and children want to connect, but sometimes they just don’t know where to start. We’ve found that these five simple strategies help set up everyone for success.
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At the beginning of my mothering journey, my attitude was that the kids needed to stay out of the kitchen so cooking would be easier. Since then, I have learned not only the value of cooking with kids but also several strategies that make it easier when pint-sized chefs participate.
With the holidays right around the corner, Saren and April offer great ideas to help you figure out what events and activities are most important for YOUR family and plan how to get things done in an efficient and stress-free way.
In this week’s Radio Show, April and Saren share simple tried-and-true ideas for making gratitude and optimism a more prevalent part of our lives and our children’s lives.
Check out these simple and meaningful ideas to help your family really feel the joy of gratitude this month.
In this week’s episode, Saren reads her popular post, A Deliberate Mother’s Guide to Simple Halloween Fun, and shares some of the great comments added by readers. The principles shared here apply to ALL holidays!
How does a deliberate mother handle Halloween? Here are some of our previous posts to help you prioritize your efforts this season.
Last summer I googled, “What do eight-year-old boys like to do?” more than one time. My calm, easy-going child suddenly had boundless energy. Here are twelve activities that I have found keep my school-age kids active and learning during the summer.
Want some fresh ideas for making your family road trips more fun and enjoyable? Saren shares her best tips here. (And she’s a pro…)
I am aiming this summer to stop my mom-overachievement tendencies and to see instead where a quieter journey takes us. I want to explore a new kind of summer bucket list this year. Or, I guess you could say an anti-list.
Although my children may have left traditional “reading, writing and arithmetic” behind them at the school door, there are plenty of ways to have fun and still engage their brains during the summer.
Ever wondered how to broaden your children’s horizons and help them contribute to the larger world? This interview with Saren (who just got back from a family trip to Europe!) will spark some great new ideas.